English2H-ATTC Review - Catherine Tran Mr Cooper English 2H Period 3 03 June 2013 A Tale of Two Cities Review Chapter 1 Plot and Setting(1 It is 1775

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Catherine Tran Mr. Cooper English 2H Period 3 03 June 2013 A Tale of Two Cities Review Chapter 1: Plot and Setting (1) It is 1775, and England and France are going through hard times. Passengers aboard the Dover mail coach are making their way up a hill when a messenger named Jerry Cruncher appears with an urgent message for Jarvis Lorry. The message tells him to wait at Dover for a young woman. Mr. Lorry replies with “Recalled to life.” which confuses the messenger and members aboard the coach. At Dover, Mr. Lorry meets a woman named Lucie Manette. He explains that her supposedly dead father, Doctor Manette, has been found alive and he will escort her to France to retrieve him. In France, they arrive at a tavern owned by Monsieur Defarge, a former servant of Doctor Manette who has kept him safe. Driven mad by eighteen years in the Bastille, Doctor Manette spends all of his time making shoes. Mr. Lorry assures Lucie that her love and kindness can recall him back to life, and it does. (2) Book One: Lucie finds out that her father is alive and she has to go to France to retrieve him. Dr. Manette has gone crazy from eighteen years of imprisonment in the Bastille Dr. Manette does not recognize Lucie and she tries to “recall him to life” Book Two: Darnay is on trial for being a spy and is at risk of being punished to death by quartering. Marquis Evermonde runs over a small child and is not apologetic at the slightest Because he does not stand for what his family believes in, Darnay cuts off ties with the Evermonde family. The Marquis is killed by Jaques After Darnay reveals his true identity to Dr. Manette, he has a relapse. Darnay receives a letter from Gabelle pleading him to go back to France because he has been labeled as a traitor and is in danger. Book Three: Darnay gets thrown in jail after he arrives in France Darnay is thrown into jail once again after he is denounced by the Defarges and Dr. Manette Darnay is sentenced to death during his second trial Madame Defarge goes to the Manette’s house to kill Lucie and her child Madame Defarge and Miss Pross fight each other (3) While Darnay is being rescued, Madame Defarge talks with The Vengeance and Jacques Three in the wood-sawyer’s shop. She has decided to go ahead with the prosecution of Darnay's family without her husband's knowledge. She decides to go after Lucie and heads over to the Manettes’ house. Once there, she demands to know where Lucie is. Miss Pross places
herself in front of the door to Lucie's bedroom and attempts to stall for time. Neither of them understand each other, since they speak different languages. Miss Pross, however, clearly senses Madame Defarge's evil intentions. Madame Defarge suspects that the family has escaped since all of the rooms are opened. She attempts to open the door behind Miss Pross to have proof of her suspicions. Miss Pross knows that the longer she keeps Madame Defarge from discovering that the room is empty, the greater the chance for Lucie and the others to escape. As a result, she

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